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Classic PC Games

Take a step back in time and revisit your favorite DOS and Windows games. The files available in this collection consist primarily of PC demos, freeware, and shareware. These files are the original releases which will require intermediate to advanced knowledge to install and run on modern operating systems. If you would rather simply try some classic MS-DOS games inside your browser you may wish to try the online MS-DOS Software Library. New games are added to this collection on a weekly basis.

Specific news regarding major updates can be found on our website Demu.

If you are the copyright holder of a classic computer game and would like the full version of your work to appear in the archive please e-mail me at swizzle@demu.org. I'm also more than happy to answer questions and fill requests.

Compatibility Information
The majority of these games will not run correctly on modern operating systems. For DOS titles you will need to use DOSBox. You can find an easy to follow DOSBox tutorial here.

Most Windows titles will need to be run through Windows Virtual PC under the appropriate version of Windows for full functionality. Some titles may *mostly* work by simply configuring them to use a compatibility mode.

If you are running Linux, BSD, Solaris or Mac OS X, Wine will run most of the older Windows based software (and DOSBox).


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Jun 29, 2019 Nadeo
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Please note: You probably want to look at the newer Trackmania Nations Forever instead. This old version of TrackMania includes StarForce copy protection. This version of TrackMania uses a controversial copy protection / anti-reverse engineering system called StarForce, which silently installs with all TrackMania games including the free TrackMania Nations. Problems including CD-ROM drive slowness and computer crashes have been linked to StarForce. Also, Starforce is incompatible with Windows...
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Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Simulation games
Classic PC Games
May 24, 2019 Tommy Visic
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The game isn't in fact a Mario clone, however at first glance it looks like another walk-right-avoid-monsters-and- collect-colorful-objects game. The game isn't "childish" at all, further levels are really hard and jumping tricks require very good skill. After spending some time with this game I think it's one of the best freeware platformers I've ever played.
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Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
Sep 15, 2018 Hungry Software
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Ever woken up in the middle of the night to find you've been kidnapped... and so's your bedroom? Ever had to fend for yourself in the face of strangely hypnotic music, alien doctors, talking computers a-plenty and half-finished bathrooms? Ever found something unpleasant in a burger? If so, Out Of Order should play like any other day in your life. Otherwise, it's an experience not to be missed. If out of chaos comes order, what comes Out Of Order? Out Of Order is a traditional 2D pointy clicky...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
Classic PC Games
May 22, 2018 Loaded Studio
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Blip and Blop have a violent mission. They must help the innocent and retaliate on the evil beings that bully them. Firstly they must rescue Gargamel who has been threatened by the evil smurfs. As you enter his house a gruesome vision awaits you and you must seek out the evildoing blue men. They come in numbers trying to outmaneuver you, throwing gift-bombs, and kisses at you. Those bastards. You must grab any chance to eliminate them, stopping their reign of terror from spreading wider. Once...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
Apr 30, 2018 Ovine by Design
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Ovine by design made a real gem of a remake here. Classic Bruce Lee as some might remember from their days of playing consoles as a kid, has been improved in this installment. Ultimate Bruce Lee is not only a remake with enhanced graphics, but features also several different gameplay modes to unlock and also the original game. Pretty much more than anyone expected. Glitch: There's a minor glitch when you change the controls to joystick. It works fine during the game, but not in the menues, but...
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Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
Apr 25, 2017 Daniel Barrera
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The Queen of Fighters" is a M.U.G.E.N. fighting game in which popular female anime and videogame characters fight against each other in the nude. So if you ever wanted to see Sailor Moon, Ranma, Sakura, Felicia or Rogue fighting naked, this game is for you... If you don't care about that kind of stuff you still get a great beat'em up game with a fantastic roster (there are about 100 playable characters) and a great variety of moves you can perform, several 1-player and 2-player modes, as...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
Dec 11, 2016 Orange Tree Software
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Via Galactica is the single-player space trading game. You start as the simple pilot with underequipped ship and small amount of money and your goal is to become the powerful space trader, achieving the highest score possible. Final result is calculated as the net worth you amassed, divided by the number of days you spent travelling, and multiplied by the difficulty level you chose to play (1-3). You are also given additional money for fulfilling various "tasks" like surviving for a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Simulation games
Classic PC Games
Nov 20, 2016 Scottgames
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'"Something has crashed right in the middle of Flanville! Some say it was a meteor, some say it was a spacecraft. Whatever it was, it brought all kinds of nasty creepy crawlies with it, and King Flandoo has assembled a group of flan still wet-behind-the-ears to investigate!" (taken from the official manual) "Legacy of Flan: Flan Rising" is an interesting RPG with a unique fighting and leveling system. You play a group of four flans (little marshmallow-like creatures), which...
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Role playing games
Classic PC Games
Feb 9, 2016 Blade
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favorite 10
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In a fictional episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, you play as Xander Harris attempting to unravel the puzzle of a mysterious cassette tape that magically fires up the libido. This is an ADULT game and has explicit nudity and text. All models are 18 or older.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
Classic PC Games
Jan 23, 2016 Pneophen
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"Soldexus" is a Jump'n Run game with a funny storyline: One day when you walk down the stairs, you trip and fall yourself to death. But fortunately you catch Death himself in a difficult situation. He has lost his Soul Gem to Phobos and he has to get it back. He is willing to send you back to life when you help him with this problem. So you grab a new body (must be very ugly, which is the reason that you wear your hood over your head and look like Kenny of "South Park" for...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
Jan 7, 2016 The Bos Wars Team
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Developer's Description: "Bos Wars is a futuristic real time strategy game (RTS). In a RTS game, the player has to combat his enemies while developing his war economy. Everything runs in real-time, as opposed to turn-based games where the player always has to wait for his turn. The trick is to balance the effort put into building his economy and building an army to defend and attack the enemies. Bos Wars has a dynamic rate based economy. Energy is produced by power plants and magma gets...
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Topics: Windows games, Linux games, Vintage computer games, Strategy games
Classic PC Games
Jan 7, 2016 Widelands Development Team
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"Widelands" is a great "Settlers 2" clone. It is easy to learn (because of two tutorial campaigns), there a many maps and scenarios, lots of different units and buildings, a single player and a multiplayer mode, a very nice soundtrack and last but not least the game is available in many languages. Here's the description of the developers: "In Widelands, you are the regent of a small tribe. You start out with nothing but your headquarters, a kind of castle in which all...
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Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Linux games, Vintage computer games, Strategy games
Classic PC Games
Aug 31, 2015 Geoff Storey
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A remake of one of the biggest classics ever. Lemmings was made by Geoff Storey, and after some gamers having issues with a MAV-bug, he made Lemmins (no G). NOTE: The team in here has had issues with different versions but the game is playable, and you can still get a good time-waster here. That is why you can find both versions in here as downloads. You have to guide your lemmings through different scenarios, where they tend to walk off cliffs or right into anything deadly in their way. The...
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Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Puzzle games
Classic PC Games
Jun 24, 2015 Crystal Shard
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The ancient kingdom of Theylinn is beset by enemies both from within and without. Within the castle walls, nobles vie for the old King's favor, and not everybody is happy with the sole heir to the throne, princess Rhiannon. Meanwhile, danger approaches, in the form of an invading army, a hostile giant, and a mercenary troop who are ancient enemies of the Theylann king. And there is mystery yet. For hidden within the borders of Theylinn lies a second kingdom, named Thierna na Oge, where the...
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Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
Classic PC Games
- Steffen Gerlach
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favorite 0
comment 0
Without any doubt "Sid Meier's Civilization" is one of the best and most fascinating games ever made. This one is a very professional freeware remake of the game. For those of you who don't know the original: You start with a small tribe and it is your aim to help them to develop to the most progressive and powerful civilization in the world. This isn't easy and contains aspects of exploration and expansion, industry and agriculture, warfare and diplomacy, science and administration....
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Strategy games
Classic PC Games
- Boxrun Games
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Well this game comes with very little info. Simply try to win races and buy better cars as you go along. Races, and tournaments open up as you win more and more. Steering is with directional keys, and that's it. Don't expect there to be anything beyond that. Oh, of course always expect to be addicted...!
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Twin Bottles
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eye 191
favorite 0
comment 0
Earth has been attacked by aliens! Superman is too busy doing next movie about himself so the crisis can only be solved by a new superhero: Captain Binary! Captain Binary has to fight through three different levels full of enemies that are well equipped: lasers, machine guns, flying sources, armors and many more. At the end of each level our here will have to fight with dangerous boss! But Captain Binary doesn't have to fight with bare hands. He always carries his superhero pistol with...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Cpt-ouais
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eye 98
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This game is a remake of sorts of games like "Boulder Dash", where your job is to collect crystals/diamonds without getting yourself killed in the process. This also means that you have to look out and plan your progress, unless you want to close in diamonds so they cannot be accessed. The game has a lot more details than the old classics, and as such prolongs the gameplay. But it is a rather simple game. We have tried to get in touch with the developer of this game, but without luck.
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Junpei Isshiki
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eye 175
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comment 0
Area 2048 is an arena shooter with vector-based graphics. The goal is to destroy all enemy waves within the time of 30 minutes. If you lose all lives or won't make it on time - it's game over. Game is divided into 50 stages with every tenth one being a boss stage. There are no additional weapons or power-ups, however you have an opportunity to activate "special" when the meter in upper left corner fills up - playfield zooms in and for a short while you can fire a huge flock of...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Christiaan Janssen
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eye 106
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GunFu Deadlands is a pseudo-isometric wild west themed shooter featuring ten levels to beat. The goal in each level is to exterminate all bad guys on screen. You move your character with keyboard and aim and shoot with mouse. Contrary to majority of shooters enemies don't run straight at you like mindless zombies, usually stay in cover and are pretty much as fast as you and can kill you on spot, so both fast hand and stealth abilities are required. Thankfully, you can see which direction your...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Hayo van Reek
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comment 0
Lily is a short horizontal shooter featuring pixel art graphics. Hayo van Reek speaks about the plot: "The story is about two hippies in a nearby future who want to end all war. Chris Bannister is leading this project from his safe base while Tal Cooper goes out to fight war-hungry people, in this case fat general Montegrosso and his army. Being hippies they don't really want to kill anyone, so they invented bullets that turn things to flowers. So that's what you do in this game, turn your...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
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Spare a Thought for the Little Guy is a platform game featuring ten levels. You play as the guy who is fired from work and - as a result - his wife abandons him taking kids with her. The devil appears and makes you a new job offer - collecting lost souls. Each level (circle of hell) contains ten souls and in order to finish it you must collect them all. To make things harder, there's a bonus meter at the bottom of the screen - when you collect a soul it fills up and starts to drop. If you won't...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Patrick Hackett and Joe Bourrie
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Rumble Box is a fighting game with characters made of cubes and balls. You are enclosed in titular box and enemies start to appear from wall openings, still more and successively more powerful. Since they are made of blocks when you hit them they break into pieces which pile up on the floor. The goal of the game is to gather sufficient number of blocks to be able to get out of the box. Game has been designed by two graduates of DigiPen Institute of technology. It reached the final of 2006...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Alex van der Wijst
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Charlie is a clone oppressed under the Empire of Conformity, who finally snaps and decides to try and live a life of his own. He sets off to meet his destiny, whatever it may be, and rather quickly he is entangled in a web of rebellion, space travel and dunes. Along the way Charlie's fate can change quickly as it is very possible to die in this game, and not always from doing deadly things. Most of the times you die you didn't see it coming at all. Very handy though - there is a undo-function...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
Classic PC Games
- Distractionware
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eye 380
favorite 0
comment 0
Don't Look Back is a minimalistic retro mix of platformer and shooter while also being a version of Orpheus and Eurydice legend. Standing at your lover's grave you descend with a handgun to the underworld hoping you can bring the deceased soul back to life. Atmospheric and difficult. This one is a must-play(-through)!
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Vertigo Games
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"The Winter Solstice" is a shooter made by Mr. Chubigans (creator of "Acidbomb", "Ore No Ryomi" and "Sandbox of Gods") for the YoYo Games Winter Competition 2007. The game can be considered as an audio-visual experience. An amazing soundtrack, beautiful light effects and a unique background story make this game something special in the shooter genre and prove that even a shooter game can be a piece of art. Here is what the developer wrote about it:...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Rocket Bear Games
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Pandora's Gearbox is puzzle game where you're trying to get a ball though a machine to a finish area. You can't see inside the machine, so you have to guess what's inside. You have several tools that help you in your task. You can move objects that are red directly. You also have a robot with built-in sonar that can explore the inside of the puzzle. There are 10 levels included with Pandora's Gearbox. Level 1 is a tutorial level that should give you all of the information you need to play. Here...
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Vintage computer games, Puzzle games
Classic PC Games
- Zangband Group
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Zangband is a freeware roguelike computer roleplaying game, based on Angband. You get options to make your character as in so many other RPGs - but if you look at the screenshots then you will see that similarities ends there. Zangband is supposed to bring back the feeling from the early 80's. If you were born later than 1982, then there is a good chance you will look at this and ask yourself why this would ever be listed on a site that host quality freeware games, but trust us when we tell you...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Role playing games
Classic PC Games
- Noproblo Games
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favorite 0
comment 0
There are many fans of the classic hunting game "Duck Hunt". And there are even more fans of the classic FPS "Doom". So what would be necessary to bring these two fan groups together??? Correct! Lots of ducks to kill and lots of big weapons to do so... :) Noproblo Games realized that, mixed the two classic games and the result is "Duck Doom Deluxe"! In the beginning of the game you start with a simple pistol. But the more ducks you shoot down and the more levels...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Realtech VR
software
eye 410
favorite 1
comment 0
Space shooter with a feeling of Freespace to it. Simply a lovely very smooth flying game, with dogfighting, tight maneuvering and general don't die gameplay. The game does take some time to master like any space shooter but it is time well spent and invested as there are lots of hours of gameplay hidden within this download. The game is GNU freeware, as is the source so if you want to tinker with the game you can. Who wouldn't want to open up the hood of ones own spaceship to tinker with the...
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Vintage computer games, Action games, Commercial Source Code
Classic PC Games
- Derek Yu
software
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favorite 2
comment 0
Spelunky is a platformer with randomly generated dungeons. Game is divided into levels and to finish one you must find the exit (collecting as much treasure as you can along the way). Each time you begin the game they look different, but difficulty always slowly progresses, so the first levels are usually much easier to pass than later ones. At your disposal you have whip, set of ropes and bombs, but you can also buy or find other objects and tools which can be used in variety of ways. Game...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- RetroDev Games
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eye 188
favorite 0
comment 0
Rules are simple. You are presented with 10x10 board containing differently-coloured squares. In each turn you are given a certain shape which must be matched to blocks of same colour. Main goal of each level is to remove all squares marked with a star. Sounds simple, but time runs quickly, consecutive levels have more complex block patterns and shapes you must find are more and more weird. Combo bar indicates how much time you have for scoring combo points (you receive them for matching the...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Puzzle games
Classic PC Games
- Scott Haag
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
"Bowling Blast" is a bowling simulation with nice graphics and an excellent soundtrack (including rock and jazz). The game isn't very hard (I don't think you'll ever score below 160), but it's still challenging to play a perfect bowling game with a score of 300. Controlling is very easy and it works fine just with the mouse. There are just a few options and these mainly have a graphical influence on the game (like colour of the ball or number of lanes). You can find many freeware...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Sports games
Classic PC Games
- Kornel Kisielewicz
software
eye 1,262
favorite 1
comment 0
Doom, the Roguelike is an rpg variation of the (in)famous classic first person shooter, Doom. Similarly to traditional roguelikes DoomRL is viewed from top-down perspective, is turn-based, levels are randomly generated and graphics are composed of ASCII characters. In each round you can either move, shoot the monster, reload weapon, pick up or use object etc. There are three character classes to choose - marine, scout and technician, all with unique strengths, weaknesses and so-called...
Topics: Windows games, Linux games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Unreal Software
software
eye 389
favorite 2
comment 0
Stranded is a 3D survival adventure. You play a guy who is stranded and your aim is to escape from this lonely desert island. But this isn't as easy as it sounds. Without any knowledge how to create tools and weapons, without any food and water, but with a lot of wild lions just waiting for you to get near, will you even survive long enough to see the next morning? Stranded features: * Huge islands * A lot of animals and plants * Many different items * 7 buildable buildings/vehicles * 10...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Simulation games
Classic PC Games
- monochrom
software
eye 895
favorite 2
comment 0
Let me start with the developer's description: Soviet Unterz'gersdorf is the last existing appanage republic of the USSR. The enclave maintains no diplomatic relationship with the surrounding so-called 'Republic of Austria' or with the Fortress 'European Union'. The downfall of her motherland -- the Soviet Union -- in the early 1990s had a particularly bad effect on the country's economic situation. It is a great challenge to secure survival for the small but proud confederation. External...
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Linux games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
Classic PC Games
- Sektor 13
software
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comment 0
"The Infinity String" is the new adventure by Sektor 13 (developer of "Stargate Adventure"). And again it is a mystery game including aliens, long forgotten cultures and strange artifacts... Here's what the developer wrote about the story: Your name is Yerik Elnar. You are scientist working for United States. In late 2009 ruins were found in the Antarctica by Russian explorers. A year later a complete research base was built to study the findings. Team consisted of 7...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
Classic PC Games
- Hoani Bryson - \"Flying squire\
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eye 162
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comment 0
Your arch-nemisis, Mr Parsons, has kidnapped your wife to lure you to his head-quarters. Fight your way through his minions and save your wife and the universe from Mr Parsons and his evil schemes. Features: -Ninjas and pirates and vikings and stuff -Swordplay action -10 various pickups to kill your enemies in even more ways -7 different landscapes to fight your way through -7 different bosses, including the elusive white ninja -A crazy, in-depth storyline -A hidden landscape, including 2 more...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Bepposoft
software
eye 156
favorite 0
comment 0
Welcome to the beach!! It's summer, so what better time to play beach volley? Come on, get ready for the tourney! Choose one of the 20 idiots and win 8 matches around the world, in different physical conditions, for the final prize... "Smash Face Volley" is a funny little arcade volleyball game. You can play against the computer or against a friend and if you configure your gamepad in the right way, you can even play against yourself. Game isn't so easy, because you don't just have to...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Sports games
Classic PC Games
- Ville Monkkonen
software
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favorite 1
comment 0
This game strands you on an alien planet where you not only have to cope with the hostile life forms, but also the environment. Not only is it great action, but it has challenging puzzle elements in the item management as well. So begin play as one of four very different characters and see if you can survive Notrium!
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- The Revills Games
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eye 202
favorite 0
comment 0
"One" is a computer adaption of the very popular card game "Uno". Basic rules: The deck consists of cards of 4 colors: red, green, blue, and yellow. The ranks in each color are 0-9. There are also some special action cards like "Wild", "Draw Two", "Skip" or "Reverse". At each turn, a player may play a card from their hand that matches the color or rank of the top exposed card, or play an action card. If a player has no legal card to...
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Vintage computer games, Board games
Classic PC Games
- The Games Page
software
eye 187
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comment 0
Run'n'hide game with cute little rabbits as main protagonists. Your goal is to survive through 20 levels of increasing danger. Life of rabbit isn't a piece of cake - there are foxes and hawks trying to catch you, traps hidden in grass and hunters chasing you with their guns. Will you stay alive depends on your reflexes and stealth abilities. Your goal in each level is to reach the exit. Your secondary goal is to reach it with as many points as possible. You get points for nibbling grass, eating...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- The Glest Team
software
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comment 0
"Glest" is a free 3D real time strategy game, available for several operating systems. The game takes place in medieval world where two different fractions battle each other: Magics and Techs. You can play each of the two fractions. If you decide to play the Techs, you have to use your workers to harvest precious resources (gold, wood, stones) and create buildings you need to explore and exercise new units and sciences. If you take side of the Magics instead, everything can be done...
Topics: Windows games, Linux games, Vintage computer games, Strategy games
Classic PC Games
- Digital Eel
software
eye 256
favorite 0
comment 0
Dr. Blob's Organism is a lightning-fast shooter game where players blast feisty one-celled organisms as they try to escape from a petri dish. Each level in the game introduces new power-ups (like freeze, lightning and multiguns) and special organism abilities (like force field, regeneration and frenzy) to enhance the fun and increase the challenge throughout the entire game. The game was formerly commercial, but later on the full game was released as freeware. Sounds, graphics and gameplay are...
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Silen
software
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comment 0
Developer's description: The aim of this logic game is to charge up power generator and don't become frozen. Generator contains certain amount of elements with different number of links. By turning them you must create chain reaction and highlight them all. Left mouse button turns the element counterclockwise, right button turns the element clockwise. Two and more connected elements keep their charge, so there is no need to build an uninterrupted circuit from primary energy source. Mouse wheel...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Puzzle games
Classic PC Games
- Pixel
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When it comes to freeware games Pixel is surely one of the developers who knows how to create atmospheric games that mix elements of different genres to end up as something new and unique. His game "Cave Story (Doukutsu Monogatari)" (which you can find on CWF as well) is considered one of the best freeware platform games ever made. "Ikachan" is one of his early works and was first published in 2000. And again it's kind of special. You play a little jellyfish and have to...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Ignacio Perez Gil
software
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comment 0
This is the remake of a popular Spanish 8-bit game (which was rather unknown outside of Spain). You play the role of Humphrey an alien superstar who wants to settle down in his brand new mansion. But unfortunately he has to recognize that all the rooms of the mansion are painted in the wrong colour and the whole place was overrun by his fans. So he grabs a bucket of paint and a paintbrush and starts to get the things right... The game is incredible hard because of the sudden movements of the...
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Linux games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- TheJBurger
software
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comment 0
A lone American parachutist has dropped down near a French town by the name of La Croix Pan. The mission was to defend the town and as the trooper is very much alone he sees no other way than to defend it himself. You quickly find a spot to do this from but alas - trouble awaits. Help your trooper get to the top of the tower and take out the German soldiers marching on the town. This game is unfortunately very short. It will take most of the gamers out there less than 10 minutes to complete,...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
- Kamau
software
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"The neighbouring nations of Meluvet and Garalas, once united as the grand Evancourt, are falling into dispute and the king of Meluvet, the once-loved King Agaman, is pressing his troops further and further into Garalasian territory in order to gain control of the land that belonged to his ancestors. The story begins with a battle initiated by Meluvet on the border village of Seimu, a strategic point and vital to the Meluvetian army if it wishes to succeed in domination of Garalas. King...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Role playing games
Classic PC Games
- Danny Boyd
software
eye 205
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This is a miniature golf game, which entered a competition for 1 key games. This means that the game is only allowed to use one key for the entire gameplay. This is also the biggest hurdle in this game as you have to be very precise when you aim since being late is uncorrectable and you will need to fire in that direction. The level design is great and with a few new ideas - like getting sucked through tubes to other locations on the level. But you have to admit that it is a miniature golf game...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Sports games
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- Absurdus
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The Glutomax will take a week before arriving at Hyade Island. Until then, Abdullah will have to discover which of the suspicious and anachronistic passengers has stolen the Eye of the Kraken. This is a very important task for if the thief makes it to the Island, it will be possible for him to awake the Great Kraken and then rule the world. And that would be bad. In "Eye of the Kraken", the player will play Abdullah by the means of a classic "point and click" 2d adventure...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
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- Team Polarity
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One of the most unique platformers ever made. A bit too short, so is more a showcase than full game, but is unforgettable. Polarity is a 2D platforming/puzzle game based on the concept of magnetic forces. The goal of the game is to navigate environments and solve puzzles by using your suit's magnetic properties in interesting ways. You can attract to and repel from objects, instantly switch magnetic polarity or even boost the strength of your magnetic field for added abilities. Polarity was...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Puzzle games
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- Benjamin \"Trisk\" Johnson
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If this game wont gross you out or freak you out then you have no terror threshold. This game will throw you twists right and left, leaving you with little grasp of what is really going on. If you have a friend that utters the words "I saw the end coming a mile off" then do not consider him your friend. If he has not had knowledge of the end before playing the game, then he is simply lying to you. The game has awesome cutscene-experiences, and when the first stream of blood runs down...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
Classic PC Games
- Nic DeStefano
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Lyle's cat got stolen and now he has to retrieve it. A very short plot, but actually all you need to get going. While Lyle travels his world to find his cat, he faces monster after monster and gets better and better abilities. There isn't much to say on this little gem of a game. One thing will however strike you as soon as the game starts - Lyle is a black main character. If you remember another black main character in a game, please feel free to write about it in the forums. Lyle is...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- Chris Allcock
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Millenipede is a shooter inspired by old Atari arcade games, Centipede and Millipede. The goal in each stage is to shoot the title millenipedes, coming in waves from the top of the screen. They would normally travel across the whole screen until they hit the edge and descend a line, but if they hit an obstacle they also descend. Playfield is usually filled with obstacles (they are destroyable though), so they in fact move towards the bottom quickly. Destroyed millenipedes turn into...
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- James Whitehead
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This is mix of puzzle and action platform game. The game includes 127 levels, 10 worlds, 14 big bosses, support for 2 players (Co-op), support for 4 save files, unlockable secrets and a lot of weapons. Completing levels requires the player to utilize weapons and objects at their disposal, be it to destroy bad guys or flip a switch or whatever. Knowledge of items is key to beating this game, as well as good reflexes. Without giving too much away, you can mix around Sam's powers for interesting...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- Bernie
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"Escaping from a prison is never easy. But doing it with a correctional officer's consent is even harder. Officer Matthew Holmstett is a walking, talking regulation book and has his own set of ideals. Getting him to do what you want won't be an easy task. Don't overdo it, or you may find yourself handcuffed to a radiator very fast. Nobody trusts someone convicted for murder that easily after all..." (Bernie) This might be the right AGS game when you are looking for a...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
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- GameTop.com
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Ostrich Runner is a racing, or better to say - running, game, where you control an ostrich. The introduction story tells about a planet populated by peaceful ostriches which one day becomes the subject of the mischievous plot by evil Professor Kosmoglux. He decides to steal all the unhatched eggs in order to turn the newborn ostriches into his personal army. The plan fails, because professor's assistant loses all eggs from the hollow sack on his way back to spaceship. It doesn't change the fact...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- Adam Dawes
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Highway Pursuit puts you in control of a powerful sports car in a world filled with enemy agents seeking to take control of the road. Your mission is to destroy as many of these enemy agents as possible, without putting any civilian life at risk. Along the way you will encounter varied terrain and weather conditions, a number of different enemy vehicles intent on your destruction, and also a few helping pointers from your colleague Ashley back at HQ. eMTe's description: Excellent graphics,...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
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You play as a commander of the Republic that is to defend a canyon from invasion forces. You have 3 guns to help you out with this task. You have 5 groups of Clone Troopers, 4 groups of Jedis and 2 air strikes to help you out in each wave... You lose the game when either 50 enemies have passed you or you loose all three guns. Funny enough I lost my last gun when I was all out of men and there was one enemy walking towards my gun shooting it. When he passed he would have been number 50 to pass....
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- jayenkai
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As always Jayenkai delivers in the section for oldschool goodness, and throws you a classic (-ish) game with a twist on gameplay. Jayenkais description: Destroy the baddies as you would a regular shooter, but should the enemy be stationary when hit, it drops a little pod which'll kill you. This gives it a nice controllable difficulty level, whereby if you don't shoot like a crazy person, then you won't be bombarded by falling pods.. ... whereas if you go mental, the game will similarly be much...
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Linux games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- Jesse Venbrux
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Mubbly Tower is a game that can be best described as mash-up of line-up and tower defense game. You start with the certain amount of money which you can spend on new blocks or various types of defenders. Soon enemies appear, both rolling and flying, and do what they can to destroy your "tower". They are capable of shooting and pushing, to the point that they can push blocks and defenders off the screen if not killed in time. Fortunately, killing enemies gives money which you can spend...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Strategy games
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- Derbian Games
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LV-426 is a remake of the Commodore 64 game “Aliens” (Electric Dreams, 1987). It was a first-person shooter game based on the second movie in the Alien movie series. The remake retains most of the original game’s elements while providing updated graphics / sounds / music, a split screen mode for two player games and many other enhancements. Warrant Officer Ripley, the sole survivor of the star freighter Nostromo, is picked up floating in deep space in a hyper-sleep capsule. She is taken...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- Red System Team
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This story happened in deep forest where old Granny lived far away from civilisation. One day a flying saucer crashed somewhere near her house and Granny's peaceful life came to an end. To repair the ship and leave our planet, the aliens needed some special fuel - Granny's pies. At once Granny's cottage was besieged by hordes of snow monsters created by the aliens; but who would know that Granny was a retired secret agent... The story might be a bit bizzare, but "Granny and Snowmen"...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Classic PC Games
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"Guardian of Paradise" is an excellent action orientated "Zelda"-like RPG. You play a young boy called Tela whose sister is suffering from an mysterious illness. So Tela sets out on his quest to find the healing waters of the legendary place called Paradise. On his way he makes friendship with the five elemental spirits (fire, water, earth, air and darkness) who teach him spells and join him on his way. But he can only summon one elemental at a time (by killing enemies and...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Role playing games
Classic PC Games
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This is an excellent adventure / platformer, where you control a little robot who is trying to save mimigas (creatures which are similar to rabbits) from the bad doctor. There's an interesting story and you even have the chance to upgrade your health and your weapons (you can choose between different ones after you found them). You also have the chance to save at various points during the game, so you don't have to start at the beginning of a level over and over again.
Topics: Windows games, Macintosh games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- Martin Fierz
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CheckerBoard is the most fully featured free windows interface to checkers programs. Over the years, it has matured considerably, and you can do lots of things with it - more than with most commercial checkers programs. Play against different checkers engines - Cake and KingsRow are among the best English checkers programs of the world; both are capable of running with the 8-piece endgame database if you have it. Weaker engines are also available for beginners. There are also engines which play...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Board games
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- Richard Jordan
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"Jetpak - Solar Crisis" is a remake of the original "JetPac" game by Chris Stamper which was a huge success on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum back in 1983. Let's hear what the developer has to say about the game: "Damn! Those pesky aliens are back again and this time they have devised a plot so devious and insidious that it defies all belief! Even that of gullible lollygaggers and inbred jackanapes! In a carefully planned attack on the planets of our solar system, the aliens...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- puzzlehouse
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This is a remake of a GREAT classic. Jumping Jackson is a little yellow dude, with a love for 80's style rock-computer music. He has to jump around a board, avoiding the instruments, jumping on coloured tiles to get a record (no not a criminal record... remember vinyl?). When he has found these coloured records he has to seek out a coloured record-player. You might want to search for a record player in the same colour, though. As you apply records, the music builds up, and becomes this grooving...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Puzzle games
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- Zbigniew Dudkowski
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The intro everyone is giving you is: You arrive at the Kingdom of Kot at a time when the whole land is overrun by bandits. An army of brave peasants and your loyal dogs are with you. There are many quests to accept from villages and towns which raise fame and give items. As your fame rises then other heroes join you and people donate gold to help you with adventuring. But will you become strong enough to secure peace or win? In the words of one of our Game Hunters: I call this a poor man's...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Strategy games
Classic PC Games
- Michael P. Welch (BlitWise Productions)
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DX Ball is an arcade game where you use a paddle and a ball to destroy bricks. It's a classic that has become very popular. Some of the reasons could be its crispy graphics, responsive controls and high framerate. There is 50 levels in the game. They can also be modified using the editor. The editor can be accessed by pressing CTRL + F1 at the main menu. Michael P. Welch actually made this game for his wife as she was a big fan of Megaball for the Amiga, which this game is a clone of. And...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
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- Off Studio
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eMTe's description: It is a good example of how the borders between what is amateurish and professional slowly diminish. This game is superb in every aspect - lovely and quite unique graphics, good puzzles, well-written dialogues and absolutely stunning (and 100% original) music - one of the best made for computer game ever (seriously). A MUST PLAY!!! Chroelles description: The game is hard, but good looking and the music is fantastic. You play the part of the naive modern girl that gets...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
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- Jesse Venbrux
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"Karoshi Factory" is the third installment in the popular "Karoshi" series by Jesse Venbrux. This time you have to cooperate with other characters and kill them all at the end of each of the 25 levels. The game is much more conventional, similar to classic puzzlers like "Lost Vikings" and absurd levels are almost absent this time, so gameplay is rather calm in comparison to its predecessors. Also some of the levels are no real logic/puzzle levels, but require...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Puzzle games
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- Metropolis Software
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Teenagent is a fine point'n'click adventure game published originally in the mid-1990s as a commercial product, and a few years later released as a freeware. The player will take the role of a randomly-selected, ordinary teenager picked out to solve the mysterious disappearances of gold bars occurring on all the edges of the world. Colourful (if a bit outdated) graphics, fine sound environment and especially the sarcastic humour and an interesting storyline make the game a must-have for the...
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Adventure games
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- Herman
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If you think "oh no, not another tetris clone" then i'll have to say its not just that. This one is in fact quite good. It is inspired by and is a tribute to the C64 era, and it's music. The music in this game is something i personally like very much, but also the sound effects, plays a big role. The synthetic, and crispy music fits very well with the rest of the game. It also allows for 2P as seen in screenies. (Drasir-Vel)
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Puzzle games